The first view of the entire Tapsa Temple (Photo by Chihon Kim)
The first view of the entire Tapsa Temple (Photo by Chihon Kim)

VIDEO| Mt. Maisan: Ever-changing seasonal views and great hiking

by Chihon Kim
Stripes Korea

When it comes to mountains, height isn’t always everything. At a mere 685 meters, Maisan Mountain, located in Jianan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, may not be very tall, but it offers a great view of neighboring peaks and unique topography. From its peak, the view of Tapsa Temple, with its mysterious 80-stone pagodas, is worth the leisurely climb alone.

 

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